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Binge watching TV linked to increased colon cancer risk

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 09 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1130
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Men who watch four or more hours of television a day are more likely to develop colon cancer than men who spend less time watching TV, one of the largest studies to date investigating the link between sedentary behaviour and bowel cancer suggests.1

The research, published in the British Journal of Cancer, included 430 584 men and women enrolled in the UK Biobank study. After a median follow up time of 5.6 years there were 2391 cases of colorectal …

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